About Johannesburg


Let's have a look around into background of Johannesburg
  • Country: South Africa
  • Latitude: -26.195246
  • Longitude: 28.034088
  • Time zone: South Africa Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

Weather in Johannesburg

  • Climate: Sub-Tropical Highland Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May and September to November

Location

Johannesburg is the largest and the most populous city in South Africa. The total population of Johannesburg is 957,441 (2011 Census).

Distance from Johannesburg center to Airport

OR Tambo International Airport serves both the domestic as well as the international purpose.

Driving Distance: 16 miles / 26 km

Driving Time: 50 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Afrikaans

Modes of transport

  • Airport: OR Tambo International Airport
  • Rail: Gautrain
  • Road: Bus - Metrobus

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10%
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 50 ZAR
    • Housekeeper: 50 ZAR
    • Concierge: 80-150 ZAR
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: 50-100 ZAR

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Cape Town,
  • Durban,
  • Pretoria

Emergency Contact Numbers in Johannesburg city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 10111/10177
  • Railroad: +27 11 759 7217 (Gautrain)
  • Airport: +27 11 921 6262 (OR Tambo International Airport)
  • Hospital: +27 11 480 4000 (Netcare Park Lane Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Johannesburg

  • Lusito Land Festival
  • Ultra
  • 969 Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Gold Reef City
  • SAB World of Beer
  • Montecasino

Theatre & Concerts

  • The Joburg Theatre
  • The Market Theatre
  • Victory Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Johannesburg

  • Cafe Del Sol Classico
  • Trumps Grillhouse and Butchery
  • Licorish Bistro

Top Shopping Centers in Johannesburg

  • Sandton City
  • 27 Boxes
  • Hyde Park Corner

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Apartheid Museum
  • Johannesburg Art Gallery
  • Brenthurst Gardens

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Filet – The Local Grill
  • Lobster Roll – The Big Mouth
  • Springbok Pie – Lucky Bean

Sports Club

  • Highveld Lions - Cricket
  • Kaizer Chiefs - Football
  • Golden Lions – Rugby

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 25 R
  • Taxi: 20 R(base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 11,233.33 R
  • Cheap meal: 100 R
  • Gasoline: 13.11 R/ litre
  • 3 course meal: 500 R

Information about Astana

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Aktas,
  • Abay,
  • Bestobe

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Astana International Airport
  • Rail: Kazakhstan Railways
  • Road: Bus Rapid Transit

Airport

Astana International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 11 miles / 18 km

Driving Time: 20 Minutes

Languages: Russian

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 – 2 $
  • Housekeeper: 25 – 50 cents
  • Concierge: 2 – 3 $

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 1 – 2 $
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